Global blockchain specialist firm ConsenSys will host Ethereal San Francisco on October 27 in that city. The event will be held at Terra, a contemporary art gallery and event space. Billed as a South by Southwest-type event, Ethereal San Francisco will feature panels,
The WannaCry virus ransoms have been collected by an anonymous source, according to published reports.
The bitcoins collected to unlock the encrypted files at hospitals, schools, businesses and institutions around the world had grown to about $140,000 in legacy (BTC) bitcoin, but got a boost when Bitcoin Cash emerged this week and presented non-custodial wallet-holders with the new coin on a one-to-one basis.
UK government agency Innovate UK is offering up to £8 million ($10.5 million US) to UK businesses to develop new blockchain-based digital healthcare solutions. The competition started on July 31 and will conclude on October 11.
The competition aims to support the development of digital health products that meet the National Health Service (NHS) needs.
An historic day for cryptocurrency has arrived, as the original cybercurrency, bitcoin, officially splits off into two separate blockchains and two separate coins.
The new arrival is Bitcoin Cash, whose futures are at the $346 per single-coin level this morning before the first block is mined,
It’s almost Independence Day, as the long-awaited activation of SegWit2x – and the imminent fork into a new blockchain for Bitcoin Cash – are just hours away. While it’s a stretch to say not a creature was stirring, certainly this is a relatively calm period,
A group backing a different form of bitcoin blockchain adjustment has announced that they are moving forward with an offering that will split bitcoin into two competing camps. The new coin that will be created, called “Bitcoin Cash,” (or BCC, as opposed to the current bitcoin BTC) will be available next week.
As the countdown continues toward the August 1 implementation of SegWit2x, more bitcoin exchanges have revealed their plans to handle the volatile situation.
Mining groups representing some 80 percent of hash power have committed to activating SegWit2x.
A new site has emerged that is tracking the B1p91 signaling process,
Streaming music service Musiconomi will hold an initial coin offering (ICO) at the end of the month, marking it as the first streaming service to venture into the ICO market.
The blockchain-based system uses cryptocurrency to stream and share music, using smart contracts for distribution,
Tomorrow is the day where bitcoin’s future will likely be tested. Segwit2x, a code that will allow the bitcoin blockchain to scale and remove network approval clogging, is expected to move from its alpha stage into general release.
The controversial code has the support of a large number of businesses and miners,
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